Innovation in Hearing Protection

Innovation in Hearing Protection

Pacific Ears Australia | Innovation in Hearing Protection

Most employers know that under law they are responsible to providing a range of protection, including hearing protection to their staff as part of their PPE.

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The Alternative Hearing Protectors

custom made hearing protectors

The Alternative Hearing Protectors: Certified, Affordable And Comfortable

Pacific Ears (and its subsidiary ACS Custom) Australia and New Zealand are companies dedicated to hearing conservation and  manufacturing of custom-fit products for hearing protection for (heavy) Industry, Aviation, Gun Sport, Military, Motor Sport and more.

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Hearing protection: the most underestimated health concern

Hearing protection

All-round hearing protection needs to reflect the demands of each job. Custom fit ear plugs with interchangeable filters are part of the mining equation.

In hearing protection, prevention is the only option. Hearing Loss is irreversible.

A lawyer by trade, Terry van Dijk has acquired a hearing protection company that supplies solutions to the Industrial sector but also to Sydney Opera musicians, Victorian Police and people in the motorsports industry

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Custom Hearing Protection for Motorbiking and Motorsports

Custom Hearing Protection for Motorbiking

About Pacific Ears and ACS

Pacific Ears (Australia) is an Australian based company dedicated to hearing conservation and the manufacture of custom-fit products for hearing protection and high quality audio. Pacific Ears is the sole license holder, manufacturer and supplier of the ACS Custom range in Australia.

The ACS PRO Series earplugs created a new era in level attenuating hearing protection. The PRO Series are vented to allow sound to pass both ways which means that remaining sound can escape directly through the filter providing one of the most natural sounding earplugs available.

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High-Performance Hearing Solutions for the Mining Industry

You do not get used to noise, you gradually lose your hearing…

Every day, millions of people around the world are exposed to noise at work and all the risks this can entail. One in five European workers have to raise their voices to be heard for at least half of the time they are at work and 7% suffer from work-related hearing difficulties. Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) is the most common reported occupational disease in general but in mining in particular.

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Hearing Protection: The Main Reasons for Non-Compliance

Discomfort and over attenuation (damping) are two of the main factors that result in incorrect fitting and use of hearing protection, especially when using disposable foam ear plugs or earmuffs. ACS Pro filters provide a large open air passage into the ear so minimising occlusion (blocked up sensation) and keeping the ear ventilated for the ultimate in user comfort. 

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The Specialist in Soft Silicone Hearing Protection

soft silicone hearing protection

Our Journey: The Specialist in Soft Silicone Hearing Protection For Industry Since 1994

Pacific Ears (ACS) Australia and New Zealand are companies dedicated to hearing conservation and  manufacturing of custom-fit products for hearing protection for Music, Industry, Aviation, Gun Sport, Military, Motor Sport and more.

ACS went on to develop its own range of hearing protection filters and recently introduced the PRO Series, which is now the industries go to hearing protection product and is worn by thousands of people the world over, extending beyond the music sector into industry, military and motorsport. 

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Dangers of Wind Noise

wind noise protection

Dangers of Wind Noise – Drive Safe Now so you can still Hear Tomorrow!

At Pacific Ears, ACS Australia and New Zealand, we’ve heard too many times when speaking to drivers and riders, ‘It’s ok, my car isn’t that loud!’ or “My crash helmet has built in padding for hearing protection”. 

If you believe that alone is enough to protect your hearing, think again. 

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How to Choose The Right Hearing Protection – part 3


This is part 3 of a series on how to choose the right hearing protection as part of the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and what things to consider. In this series we will help you to make informed choices and save money while putting safety of hearing at the forefront.
In this part we will briefly touch on specific attenuation, Compliance and Ability to Communicate.

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